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1971, New York City.

  1. Richard Lyman (pseud. Richard Bush Brown). In the Silence of Scorpions.

  2. Joseph Drucker. Blood and Other Poems.

  3. Morris R. Morrison. Prologue and Performances. The first book published under The Poet's Press imprint.

  4. Brett Rutherford, ed. Prometheus. Pilot issue of a journal, dated Summer 1971. Only about 50 copies bound and issued. Title-page and some ad type set by hand in Goudy types and proofed on a 9x12" Kelsey letterpess. Some unsold copies of the book City Limits are bound in as a center section.


1972, New York City.

  1. Emilie Glen. Up to Us Chickens. Offset printed at The Poet's Press.

  2. Robert Carothers. Freedom and Other Times. Printed offset at The Poet's Press. No copies remain in our achives.

  3. George Eklund. The Infant Dawn. Printed offset at The Poet's Press.

  4. Dolores Giles. Stepchildren of Arguello East. 32 pp. Printed offset at The Poet's Press.

  5. Stanley Murphy. Short Poems for a Long Journey. Jointly published by The Poets Press and Gyro Publications. Printed offset at The Poet's Press. Covers hand-colored with pastel marbling (no two alike).

  6. Marjorie DeFazio. A Quiet Noise. 32 pp. Printed offset at The Poet's Press.

  7. Louis Newman. Burn. Yellow Candle, Burn. Printed offset at The Poet's Press.

  8. Ree Dragonette and Denis Sivack. Apogee. Printed by The Poet's Press for the authors under the Calliope Publications imprint. 32 pp.

  9. George Flynn. The High Ground. Printed offset at The Poet's Press.

  10. Bruce Gerig. Miss Clam and Miss Claw. Drawings and verse. Offset printed at The Poet's Press.

  11. Emilie Glen. Twat Shot. Chapbook. 12 pp. Offset printed at The Poet's Press

  12. D.H. Melhem. Notes on 94th Street. 66 pp. Offset printed at The Poet's Press. Two printings.

  13. Robert Carothers, ed. Wrenches. A collection of student writing from Edinboro State College, PA. Printed for the college.


1973, New York City.

  1. Brett Rutherford. The Pumpkined Heart. With photographs by David Murphy. Offset printed at The Poet's Press. Only a handful of copies of this chapbook remain.

  2. Barbara A. Holland. Autumn Wizard. This chapbook was a sampler of the poems to be included in the two-volume set, Crises of Rejuvenation, and was presented as a surprise birthday present to the poet during a reading at The Poet's Press loft. Offset printed at The Poet's Press.

  3. Dolores Giles. Arguello East and the Bluebird of Happiness. No copies of this book remain in our archives.

  4. Edmund Miller: Fucking Animals. Offset printed at The Poet's Press. No copies of this book remain in our archives.

  5. Pomona Ellis. The Promise of Another Tomorrow. 88 pp. Offset printed at The Poet's Press. No copies of this book remain in our archives.

  6. Louis Newman. Tear Down the Walls. Printed offset at The Poet's Press.

  7. Poets Fortnightly. Barbara A. Holland and Brett Rutherford, eds. This was New York City's first Poetry Calendar, listing poetry events in all New York boroughs. Also included some poems and book reviews. Subscribers sent stamps for the number of issues they wished to receive. Printed offset and mailed from The Poet's Press loft. Issued 1973-74.

  8. Stuart Milstein, ed. The Tenth Muse Anthology. 1973. 64 pp. Printed offset at The Poet's Press for The Tenth Muse.

  9. Debut. Literary Journal of Edinboro State College. Printed for the college.


1974, New York City.

  1. Barbara A. Holland. On This High Hill. (reprint facsimile). Offset printed on brown kraft "butcher paper."

  2. Barbara A. Holland. Autumn Wizard. This chapbook was a sampler of the poems to be included in the two-volume set, Crises of Rejuvenation. New cover by Scott Randall Kerr, hand-colored with water color on each copy. New title-page. Offset printed.

  3. Barbara A Holland. Crises of Rejuvenation, Vol 1. Poet's Press Grim Reaper imprint. 48 pp. Offset printed. Hand-bound (stapled) with a wraparound dust jacket glued to a blank cover.

  4. Michael Katz. The Crossing. Offset printed. No copies of this book remain in our archive.

  5. Bruce Gerig (as Jack Knife). The Perfect Man. Offset printed at The Poet's Press. No copies of this book remain in our archive

  6. Claudia Dobkins. First Poems. Poet's Press Grim Reaper imprint. Offset printed. 24 pp.

  7. Poets Fortnightly. Barbara A. Holland and Brett Rutherford, eds. This was New York City's first Poetry Calendar, listing poetry events in all New York boroughs. Also included some poems and book reviews. Subscribers sent stamps for the number of issues they wished to receive. Printed offset and mailed from The Poet's Press loft. Issued 1973-74.


1975, New York City.

  1. Brett Rutherford, ed. May Eve: A Festival of Supernatural Poetry. (Poet's Press Grim Reaper imprint). 64 pp. Offset printed. This landmark collection marked what might be called "The New York Gothic School," presenting the supernatural poems of four New York poets: Claudia Dobkins, Barbara A. Holland, Shirley Powell, and Brett Rutherford. Illustrated by Scott Randall Kerr, then a high-school student in Teaneck, NJ. The book was premiered at a gala reading in Ree Dragonette's loft in Westbeth.

  2. Barbara A Holland. Crises of Rejuvenation Vol 2. (Poet's Press Grim Reaper imprint). Offset printed.

  3. Jack Veasey. Handful of Hair. (Poet's Press Grim Reaper imprint). Offset printed. 32 pp. First chapbook publication of a young Philadelphia poet.

  4. Boruk Glasgow. Solid State. 64 pp. Printed offset. No copies of this book remain in our archives.

  5. Boruk Glasgow. Tale of a Sufi Surfer. 68 pp. Printed offset. No copies of this book remain in our archives.

  6. Rissa Korsun. Crossroads of Time. Offset printed chapbook, 32 pp.

  7. Richard Davidson. Song of Walt Whitman. 40 pp. Offset printed. With an introduction by Donald Lev. A verse play. Given a staged reading that year at Westbeth, directed by Brett Rutherford with a cast of Equity Actors and poets. This book had several printings.

  8. Brett Rutherford. Fête: A Poem of Dark Affection. 16 pp. Poet's Press Grim Reaper imprint. Fifty copies hand-bound in blank red suede-finish covers. Illustrated by Scott Randall Kerr. This is the ur-text version of this poem.


1976, Manhattan and Brooklyn.

  1. Boruk Glasgow. Adventures of Little Self. Offset printed. 96 pp. No copies of this book remain in our archive.

  2. Barbara A Holland. Crises of Rejuvenation, Vol. 1. Poet's Press Grim Reaper imprint. 48 pp. Second printing. Offset printed. Hand-bound (stapled) with a wraparound dust jacket glued to a blank cover.

  3. Stuart Milstein. A Dream in Eden. The poet's first and only chapbook. He died a year later.

  4. Emilie Glen. Late to the Kitchen. Offset printed.

  5. Annette Hayn. One Armed Flyer. Offset printed.

  6. Emily Greco. Things to Do When Dead. Offset printed. 48 pp. With a foreword by Barbara A. Holland.


1977, Brooklyn.

  1. Barbara A. Holland. Burrs. Poet's Press Grim Reaper imprint. Offset printed. 44 pp.

  2. Barbara A Holland. Crises of Rejuvenation Vol 2. (Poet's Press Grim Reaper imprint). Second printing. Offset printed.

  3. Boruk Glasgow. Rare Book Renegade. 64 pp. Offset printed.


1978, New York City.

  1. George Flynn. Zingers

  2. Boruk Glasgow. A Mobile Alchemy. 64 pp.


1979, New York City.

  1. Emilie Glen. A Hero Somewhat. B. Rutherford: Books imprint. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound (stapled). 24 pp.


1980, Weehawken, NJ.

  1. Emilie Glen. Up To Us Chickens. Third printing. Offset printed with blue frontispiece. Stapled, 24 pp.

  2. Barbara A. Holland. Autumn Numbers. (Poet's Press Grim Reaper imprint.

  3. Barbara A. Holland. Collected Poems Volume 1. (B Rutherford: Books imprint). Type set in Cheltenham at Pilot Mountain Graphics, NC. Printed xerographically and hand-bound.

  4. Annette Hayn. Journeys Around One Point. (Poet's Press Grim Reaper imprint). 64 pp.

  5. Barbara A. Holland. Burrs. B. Rutherford: Books imprint. Book completely reset and redesigned with Gothic ornaments. Offset printed. 44 pp.

  6. Richard Davidson. Ribbon of Smoke and Stars. 20 pp. Offset printed and hand bound (stapled).


1983, Weehawken, NJ.

  1. Emilie Glen. Rails Away. Limited edition, numbered and signed. Laser print on acid-free paper, hand-bound. Oversized type and wood engravings of railroad scenes of New York State.

  2. Emilie Glen. Dark of Earth. 16 pp. Laser print on acid-free paper, hand bound (stapled). Title-page from hand-lettering. Type was from Olivetti typewriter. A very low-budget production from just before we shifted to custom-designed types rendered in dot-matrix.


1984, Weehawken, NJ.

  1. Barbara A. Holland. In the Shadows. Frontispiece drawing by Jane Madson-McCabe. Laser print on acid-free paper, hand-bound. 30 pp. Download and read this book in PDF format.

  2. Emilie Glen. Roast Swan. B. Rutherford: Books imprint. 78 pp, Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound.

  3. Emilie Glen. Roast Swan. Poet's Press imprint. 50 pp, Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound.

  4. Shirley Powell. Rooms. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand bound. 56 pp.

  5. Shirley Powell, ed. Womansong: An Anthology of Women's Poetry. ca. 1984.

  6. Annette Hayn. The Crossing. With illustrations by Deborah Leslie Hayn. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound.

  7. Brett Rutherford. Anniversarium: The Autumn Poems. First edition. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound, 40 pp. (12 numbered poems plus 4 miscellaneous autumn-themed poems.)

  8. Emilie Glen. 77 Barrow Street. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound. 36 pp. Title-page watercolor by Jane Madson-McCabe.


1985, Providence, RI.

  1. Hakim Bey. Chaos: The Broadsheets of Ontological Anarchism. Poet's Press Grim Reaper imprint. 48 pp. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound.

  2. Hakim Bey. Chaos: The Broadsheets of Ontological Anarchism. Poet's Press Grim Reaper imprint. 48 pp. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound. Second printing.

  3. Brett Rutherford. Whippoorwill Road: The Supernatural Poems. First edition. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound, 84 pp.

  4. Lutz Rathenow (Boria Sax, trans). Kontakte (Contacts): Poems and Writings of Lutz Rathenow. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound. A few hardcover copies were also hand-bound. Facing-pages German and English.

  5. Donald Lev. There Is Still Time. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound. 34 pp.

  6. Stone Ridge (NY) Poetry Society. As If The World Had Not Known Sorrow: 1984-85 Contest Issue. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound. 44 pp.


1986, Providence, RI.

  1. Barbara A. Holland. Crises of Rejuvenation. Single-volume edition with notes by Brett Rutherford.

  2. Shirley Powell. Rooms. Second printing. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound.

  3. Hakim Bey. Chaos: The Broadsheets of Ontological Anarchism. Second printing. Poet's Press Grim Reaper imprint. 48 pp. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound.

  4. Hakim Bey. Chaos: The Broadsheets of Ontological Anarchism. Poet's Press Grim Reaper imprint. 48 pp. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound. Third printing.

  5. Brett Rutherford. Anniversarium: The Autumn Poems. Second edition, expanded. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound, 26 pp. (14 numbered poems plus 4 miscellaneous autumn-themed poems.)


1987, Providence, RI.

  1. Brett Rutherford, ed. Last Flowers: The Romance and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe and Sarah Helen Whitman. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound, with custom typefaces designed for this book. 82 pp. This book was debuted at The Providence Athenaeum library, with actors portraying Poe and Mrs. Whitman in a one-act play written by Norman George.

  2. Brett Rutherford. Thunderpuss: In Memoriam. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound. 50 copies privately circulated to the poet's friends. 14 pp. [The lilac Siamese had been The Poet's Press mascot since 1972. The poem also appears in Poems from Providence.]

  3. Brett Rutherford. Prometheus on Fifth Avenue. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound. 56 pp

  4. Joel Zeltzer. Shadows in Light: Poems for Federico Garcia Lorca. Laser print on acid-free paper with illustration by Goya. 20 pp.

  5. J.J. Clarke. The Crow of the Moon. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound. 32 pp.

  6. The Poet's Press Catalog and Anthology. 72 pp. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand bound (stapled). A sampler of 1987-88 Poet's Press and Grim Reaper books.

  7. Lutz Rathenow (Boria Sax, trans). Kontakte (Contacts): Poems and Writings of Lutz Rathenow. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound. Second printing. Facing-pages German and English.


1988, Providence, RI.

  1. Brett Rutherford. Night Gaunts: An Entertainment Based on the Life and Writings of H P Lovecraft. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand bound. Additional text in this volume includes, "At Lovecraft's Grave," an elegy written for the 50th anniversary of Lovecraft's death, and several other HPL-related poems. 250 copies were printed, with a handful in hardcover.

  2. Brett Rutherford. At Lovecraft's Grave. Illustrated by Richard Sardinha. Hand-bound edition, oblong, 64 pp. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound.

  3. Boria Sax. I Am That Snowflake. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound.

  4. Tom Chandler. The Sound the Moon Makes As It Watches. Illustrations by Talin Megherian. 68 pp. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound.

  5. The Pawtucket Arts Council. An Anniversary Collection 1984-1988. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound. 86 pp. Jointly published by The Poet's Press and Pawtucket Arts Council.


1990, Providence, RI.

  1. Annette Hayn. Calendar House. With illustrations by Deborah Leslie Hayn. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound.

  2. Shirley Powell. Alternate Lives. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound.

  3. Brett Rutherford. In Chill November: New Poems 1989. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound. Limited edition of 200 numbered copies. 32 pp.


1991, Providence, RI.

  1. Brett Rutherford. Poems from Providence. Illustrations by Pieter Vanderbeck. Offset printed in an edition of 1,000 copies.

  2. Brett Rutherford, ed. Revival of Poets Fortnightly, a free poetry sampler. At least six issues published and distributed in Providence, RI.

  3. Emilie Glen. Glenda and Her Guitar, Emilie and Her Piano. Laser print on acid-free paper, hand-bound. 48 pp. Illustrations by Pieter Vanderbeck.


1992, Providence, RI and Boston, MA.

  1. Tom Chandler. One Tree Forest. 56 pp. Offset printed.

  2. Brett Rutherford. Knecht Ruprecht, or The Bad Boy's Christmas: A Moral Fable and Five Christmas Verses. 16 pp. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound.

  3. Brett Rutherford and Pieter Vanderbeck. Twilight of the Dictators: Poems of Tyranny and Liberation. 84 pp. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound. Illustrated by Pieter Vanderbeck. A few copies were also bound hardcover.


1993, Boston, MA and New York City (Brooklyn).

  1. Brett Rutherford. Night Gaunts: An Entertainment Based on the Life and Writings of H P Lovecraft. 2nd edition, revised, with Poetica Lovecraftiana. Laser printed on acid-free paper and hand-bound, 72 pp.

  2. Catherine Murray. Lights in the Water. With an Introduction by Mary Ferrari. Laser and ink jet print on acid-free paper and hand-bound.

  3. Shirley Powell. Villages and Towns. Laser print on acid-free paper and hand-bound. 56 pp.


1994, Weehawken, NJ.

  1. Annette Hayn. Enemy on the Way to School: Poems of a German Jewish Childhood. First edition was ink jet printed on acid-free paper and hand bound.


1995, Weehawken, NJ and Providence, RI.

Press issued no new titles this year.


1996, Providence, RI.

  1. Brett Rutherford. Anniversarium: The Autumn Poems. Third edition, expanded and revised. Offset printed, 98 pp. (27 numbered poems). Also a bibliography of Poet's Press books.


1997, Providence, RI.

  1. Shirley Powell. Other Rooms. Laser printed on acid free paper and hand bound.


1998, Providence, RI.

  1. Emilie Glen. Up to Us Chickens. 2nd edition.

  2. Donald Lev. There Is Still Time. New edition.

  3. Brett Rutherford. Whippoorwill Road: The Supernatural Poems. Second edition, expanded and revised.


1999, Providence, RI.

  1. Jody Azzouni. The Lust for Blueprints. First printing. Laser and dye-sub printed on acid-free paper.


2000, Weehawken, NJ and Providence, RI.

  1. Joel Allegretti. The Plague Psalms. (Poet's Press Grim Reaper imprint). Several different hardcover and hand-bound softcover bindings. Limited number of copies bound in black hand-made India paper, called "The Dominican Binding." A similar beige paper was used for other copies, which were called "The Human Skin" binding.

  2. Thomas D. Jones. Genealogy X. 60 pp. Ink jet printed on acid-free paper and hand-bound. Two printings.


2001, Providence, RI.

  1. Annette Hayn. Chamber Music. Hardcover edition. Premiered in Queens, NY one month after the 9/11 disaster. >

  2. Jody Azzouni. The Lust for Blueprints. Second printing. Offset printed with laser print color pages bound in.


2002, Providence, RI.

The press was on "sabbatical" in 2002.


2003, Providence, RI.

  1. Rhode Island Writers Circle Anthology 2003. Hardcover edition. 224 pp. Published jointly with The Writers' Circle.

  2. Brett Rutherford, ed. Last Flowers: The Romance and Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe and Sarah Helen Whitman. Hardcover edition, 160 pp. Introductory essay expanded and revised for this edition.


2004, Providence, RI.

No new publiations in 2004.


2005, Providence, RI.

  1. Brett Rutherford. Night Gaunts: An Entertainment Based on the Life and Writings of H P Lovecraft. 2nd edition, revised 2005, with "Poetica Lovecraftiana".

  2. Brett Rutherford. The Gods As They Are, On Their Planets. 208 pp. 7 x 10 inches.

  3. Brett Rutherford. The Gods As They Are, On Their Planets. 208 pp. PDF ebook edition. As an experiment, distrbuted free on The Internet Archive and other online sites. More than 15,000 copies were downloaded.

  4. Brett Rutherford. Whippoorwill Road: The Supernatural Poems. Third edition, expanded and revised.

  5. Brett Rutherford. Whippoorwill Road: The Supernatural Poems. Third edition, expanded and revised. PDF ebook edition.


2006, Providence, RI.

  1. Joel Allegretti. Father Silicon. 7 x 10 inches. Providence, RI: The Poet's Press.

  2. Brett Rutherford. Chiggers: Poems and Writings in Progress. (Poets Press Yogh & Thorn imprint). This limited-edition chabpook was created as part of Brett Rutherford's graduate work at University of Rhode Island.

  3. Barbara A. Holland. Crises of Rejuvenation. 30th Anniversary Edition (3rd edition, revised). Single-volume edition with notes by Brett Rutherford, based on interviews with the poet. 106 pp., 7 x 10 inches.

  4. Annette Hayn. Enemy on the Way to School: Poems of a German Jewish Childhood. Second editon. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 64 pp.

  5. Annette Hayn. Enemy on the Way to School: Poems of a German Jewish Childhood. Second editon. PDF ebook, 64 pp.


2007, Providence, RI.

  1. Brett Rutherford. The Gods As They Are, On Their Planets. Second printing, with corrections.

  2. Brett Rutherford. Things Seen in Graveyards. Oblong format. Illustrated with black-and-white photos and digital art.

  3. Brett Rutherford. Things Seen in Graveyards: Images. Oblong format -- full-color photo book as a companion volume to the poetry.

  4. Rhode Island Writers Circle Anthology 2007. Hardcover edition. 224 pp. Published jointly with The Writers' Circle.

  5. Rhode Island Writers Circle Anthology 2007. Paperback edition. 224 pp. Published jointly with The Writers' Circle.

  6. Rhode Island Writers Circle Anthology 2003. Paperback edition, reprint of 2003 hardcover. 224 pp. Published jointly with The Writers' Circle.


2008, Providence, RI.

  1. Brett Rutherford. Whippoorwill Road: The Supernatural Poems. Fourth edition, expanded and revised; all later editions were 6 x 9 inches and repaginated. 7 x 10 inches, 272 pp.

  2. Brett Rutherford. Doctor Jones and Other Terrors. Poet's Press Grim Reaper imprint. 32 pp, oblong format, with color digital art.

  3. Thomas D. Jones. Voices from the Void. 124 pp.

  4. Rhode Island Writers Circle Anthology 2008. 260 pp. 6x9 inches. Hardcover and paperback editions. Drama, fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Published jointly with The Writers' Circle.

  5. Brett Rutherford. Night Gaunts: An Entertainment Based on the Life and Writings of H P Lovecraft. Second printing of 2nd edition, revised 2005, with Poetica Lovecraftiana. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 94 pp.


2009, Providence, RI.

  1. Annette Hayn. Chamber Music: New and Selected Poems. Second edition, expanded. Hardcover, 6 x 9 inches.

  2. Annette Hayn. Chamber Music: New and Selected Poems. Second edition, expanded. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches.

  3. Emilie Glen. Writings of Emilie Glen 1: Poems from Chapbooks. First version, with oversize type. 6 x 9 inches.

  4. Don Washburn. In the Eye of the Red-Tailed Hawk: An Essay on Love. (A sonnet cycle). 80 pp., paperback, 6 x 9 inches.

  5. Shirley Powell. Other Rooms. Second edition. 112 pp.

  6. Joel Allegretti. Father Silicon. 72 pp., 7 x 10 inches. Third printing.

  7. Brett Rutherford. The Pumpkined Heart. With photographs by David Murphy. PDF ebook from original 1973 printing. Also published as an Issu "flipbook."


2010, Providence, RI.

  1. Jody Azzouni. Hereafter Landscapes. Cover art and illustrations from the paintings of John Martin (1789-1843). Oblong book, paperback.

  2. Matthew Gregory Lewis, ed. Tales of Wonder, Volume 1. Edited and annotated by Brett Rutherford. Hardcover, 6 x 9 inches. Only a few copiesof the hardcover were ever distributed. Withdrawn when correcttions were made for the second printing.

  3. Matthew Gregory Lewis, ed. Tales of Wonder, Volume 1. Edited and annotated by Brett Rutherford. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches.

  4. Kathleen M. Kelley. The Waiting Room. Philbrick Poetry Prize Chapbook 12. Co-published with The Providence Athenaeum.

  5. Paul Nash et al, eds. Beyond the Rift: Poets of the Palisades. 168 pp., hardcover, 6 x 9 inches.

  6. Paul Nash et al, eds. Beyond the Rift: Poets of the Palisades. 168 pp., paperback, 6 x 9 inches.

  7. A.T. Fitzroy (pseud. Rose Allatini). Despised and Rejected. (Novel.) Poets' Press. Yogh & Thorn imprint. 300 pp. Annotated edition by Brett Rutherford.

  8. Charles Hamilton Sorley. Death and the Downs: The Poetry of Charles Hamilton Sorley. Edited and annotated by Brett Rutherford, with an annotated bibliography by Larry Uffelman. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 166 pp.

  9. Boria Sax. The Raven and the Sun: Poems and Stories. 82 pp. 6 x 9 inches. Cover art and illustrations by Tom Fitzpatrick.

  10. Rhode Island Writers Circle Anthology 2010. (Drama, nonfiction, fiction and poetry.) 184 pp., paperback. 6x9 inches. Published with The Rhode Island Writers Circle.


2011, Providence, RI.

  1. Brett Rutherford. Poems from Providence. 20th anniversary edition, revised and expanded. 256 pp., paperback, 6 x 9 inches. Illustrations by Pieter Vanderbeck.

  2. Brett Rutherford. Poems from Providence. 20th anniversary edition, revised and expanded. 256 pp. PDF ebook edition. Illustrations by Pieter Vanderbeck.

  3. Brett Rutherford. The Gods As They Are, On Their Planets. Third printing. Paperback, 7 x 10 inches.

  4. Brett Rutherford. Anniversarius: The Book of Autumn. Third edition, revised and expanded. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches.

  5. Brett Rutherford and Pieter Vanderbeck. Twilight of the Dictators: Poems of Tyranny and Liberation. Second edition, expanded. Paperback, 132 pp., 8-1/2 x 11 inches. Illustrated by Pieter Vanderbeck.

  6. Ellen Lafleche. Workers' Rites. Philbrick Poetry Prize Chapbook 13. 48 pp. Co-published with The Providence Athenaeum.

  7. Th. Metzger. Hydrogen Sleep and Speed: A Verse Tale of Egypt, Rommel, Angry Gods, Caligari & Amphetamines. 134 pp. With digital montage art by Brett Rutherford.

  8. Brett Rutherford. Last FLowers: The Romance and Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe and Sarah Helen Whitman. Fourth edition. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 164 pp.


2012, Providence, RI.

  1. Matthew Gregory Lewis, ed. Tales of Wonder, Volume 2. 294 pp. Edited and annotated by Brett Rutherford.

  2. Matthew Gregory Lewis, ed. Tales of Wonder, Volume 1. Corrected and revised. Edited and annotated by Brett Rutherford.

  3. Lucille Burt. Neither Created Nor Destroyed. Philbrick Poetry Prize Chapbook 14. 48 pp. Co-published with The Providence Athenaeum.

  4. Emilie Glen. The Writings of Emilie Glen 1: Poems from Chapbooks. Second printing. 330 pp., paperback. Reset in smaller type than the first printing.

  5. Don Washburn. The Boy From Under the Trees. 106 pp., paperback, 6 x 9 inches. Illustrations by George Jarck.

  6. Brett Rutherford. Whippoorwill Road: The Supernatural Poems. Fifth edition, expanded and revised. Pperback, 6 x 9 inches.

  7. Brett Rutherford. An Expectation of Presences: New Poems and Revisions. 364 pp., paperback, 6 x 9 inches.


2013, Providence, RI.

  1. Moira Bailis. The Antidote to Prejudice: The Collected Poems of Moira Bailis, Volume 1. Hardcover, 6 x 9 inches, 272 pp.

  2. Moira Bailis. The Antidote to Prejudice: The Collected Poems of Moira Bailis, Volume 1. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 272 pp.

  3. Moira Bailis. It Has To Do With Seeing: The Collected Poems of Moira Bailis, Volume 2. Hardcover, 6 x 9 inches, 328 pp.

  4. Moira Bailis. It Has To Do With Seeing: The Collected Poems of Moira Bailis, Volume 2. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 328 pp.

  5. David O'Connell. A Better Way to Fall. Philbrick Poetry Prize Chapbook 15. Paperback, 36 pp., 6 x 9 inches. Co-published with The Providence Athenaeum

  6. Barbara A. Holland. Crises of Rejuvenation. 30th Anniversary Edition (3rd edition, revised). Second printing. Single-volume edition with notes by Brett Rutherford. Paperback, 7 x 10 inches, 106 pp.

  7. Brett Rutherford. Doctor Jones and Other Terrors. Poet's Press Grim Reaper imprint. Second printing. Paperback, 32 pp., oblong format, with color digital art.

  8. Boria Sax. Animals in the Third Reich. (History and cultural study.) Poet's Press Yogh & Thorn imprint. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 234 pp., illustrated.

  9. Brett Rutherford. Anniversarius: The Book of Autumn. Deluxe color edition, from third edition, revised and expanded. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 160 pp.

  10. Jack Veasey. Shapely: Selected Formal Poems. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 132 pp.

  11. Joel Allegretti. The Plague Psalms. Paperback, 7 x 10 inches. 78 pp. Full-color version, third edition. This full-color edition restores the color graphics that were used in the first edition, which had been printed using color inkjet and dye-sub printing.


2014, Providence, RI.

  1. Brett Rutherford. Trilobite Love Song: New Poems and Revisions 2013-2014. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 56 pp.


2015, Providence, RI and Pittsburgh, PA.

  1. Jacqueline deWeever. Trailing the Sun's Sweat. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 80 pp.

  2. Vincent Spina. Dialogue. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 88 pp. Cover includes art by Pieter Vanderbeck.

  3. Brett Rutherford, ed. Tales of Terror: The Supernatural Poem Since 1800, Vol 1. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 314 pp. Poet's Press Yogh & Thorn imprint.

  4. Jack Veasey. The Dance That Begins and Begins: Selected Poems 1973-2013. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 226 pp.

  5. Claudia Dobkins-Dikinis. First Poems. A PDF facsimile of a Poet's Press Grim Reaper chapbook from 1974.

  6. Richard Davidson. Song of Walt Whitman. (Verse play.) PDF ebook, a facsimile of the 1975 Poet's Press edition.

  7. Emily Greco. Things to Do When Dead. PDF ebook, a facsimile of the 1976 Poet's Press edition.


2016, Pittsburgh, PA.

  1. Annette Hayn. Enemy on the Way to School: Poems of a German Jewish Childhood. Second printing. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 64 pp.

  2. Emilie Glen. The Writings of Emilie Glen 2: Fiction and Prose Poems. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 198 pp. Introduction by Brett Rutherford. Cover art includes a wood engraving by John De Pol.

  3. Brett Rutherford, ed. Tales of Terror: The Supernatural Poem Since 1800, Vol. 2. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 332 pp.

  4. Emilie Glen. The Writings of Emilie Glen 3: Poems from Magazines. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 222 pp. Introduction by Brett Rutherford. Cover art includes a wood engraving by John De Pol.

  5. Don Washburn. Prayer Beads: A Poem Cycle. Set in 14-point Jensen type with ornaments from medieval architecture. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 196 pp.

  6. Heinrich Heine. Germany: A Winter's Tale. Bilingual edition. Translated by Jacob Rabinowitz. Foreword by Brett Rutherford. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 208 pp. Illustrations by Jim Cheff.

  7. Brett Rutherford. Last Flowers: The Romance and Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe and Sarah Helen Whitman. Fourth edition, second printing. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 164 pp.

  8. Paul Nash et al, eds. Meta-Land: Poets of the Palisades II. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 250 pp.


2017, Pittsburgh, PA.

  1. Emilie Glen. The Writings of Emilie Glen 4: Poems from Manuscripts. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 152 pp. Introduction by Brett Rutherford. Cover art includes a wood engraving by John De Pol.

  2. Charles Hamilton Sorley. Death and the Downs: The Poetry of Charles Hamilton Sorley. Second edition, revised. Edited and annotated by Brett Rutherford, with an annotated bibliography by Larry Uffelman. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 166 pp.

  3. Brett Rutherford. Things Seen in Graveyards. Tenth Anniversary Expanded Edition. Paperback, 6 x 9, 114 pp.

  4. Pieter Vanderbeck. Coffee Break: A Radio Drama in Twelve Episodes. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 144 pp. Illustrations by Pieter Vanderbeck.

  5. Jacqueline deWeever. Rice-Wine Ghosts. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 76 pp. Set in oversize Jensen type.

  6. Brett Rutherford. City Limits. PDF ebook. Facsimile of a pre-Poet's Press book by Rutherford.

  7. Brett Rutherford. Songs of the I and Thou. PDF ebook. Facsimile of a pre-Poet's Press book by Rutherford.

  8. Brett Rutherford. The Pumpkined Heart. PDF ebook. Facsimile of the 1973 Poet's Press edition.


2018, Pittsburgh, PA.

  1. Brett Rutherford. Prometheus on Fifth Avenue. Second edition, revised. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 262 pages. (Poems from the 1987 Prometheus on Fifth Avenue were combined with some poems from The Gods As They Are, On Their Planets for this new book.)

  2. Brett Rutherford. Prometheus on Fifth Avenue. Second edition, revised. PDF ebook, 262 pages.

  3. Brett Rutherford. The Gods As They Are, On Their Planets. Second edition, revised. (Some poems that appeared in the original edition of this book have been revised and moved to the companion volume, Prometheus on Fifth Avenue.) Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 217 pages.

  4. Matthew Gregory Lewis, ed. Tales of Wonder, Volume 1. Corrected and revised. Edited and annotated by Brett Rutherford. PDF ebook edition, 246 pp.

  5. Matthew Gregory Lewis, ed. Tales of Wonder, Volume 2. PDF ebook edition, 294 pp. Edited and annotated by Brett Rutherford.

  6. Jack Veasey. Sonneteria: Collected Sonnets & Other Poems. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 214 pp.

  7. Jack Veasey. Sonneteria: Collected Sonnets & Other Poems. PDF ebook edition, 214 pp.

  8. Brett Rutherford. Trilobite Love Song: New Poems and Revisions 2013-2014. PDF ebook edition, 56 pp.

  9. Brett Rutherford. Crackers At Midnight: New Poems and Revisions 2015-2017. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 126 pp.

  10. Charles Hamilton Sorley. Death and the Downs: The Poetry of Charles Hamilton Sorley. Second edition, revised. Edited and annotated by Brett Rutherford, with an annotated bibliography by Larry Uffelman. PDF ebook, 166 pp.

  11. Brett Rutherford. Anniversarius: The Book of Autumn. Deluxe color edition, from third edition, revised and expanded. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 160 pp.

  12. Pieter Vanderbeck. Coffee Break: A Radio Drama in Twelve Episodes. PDF ebook edition, 144 pp. Illustrations by Pieter Vanderbeck.

  13. Annette Hayn. Enemy on the Way to School: Poems of a German Jewish Childhood. Second printing. PDF ebook edition, 64 pp.

  14. Brett Rutherford. An Expectation of Presences: New Poems and Revisions. PDf ebook edition, 364 pp.

  15. Shirley Powell. Other Rooms. Second edition. PDF ebook edition, 112 pp.

  16. Don Washburn. In the Eye of the Red-Tailed Hawk: An Essay on Love. (A sonnet cycle). PDF ebook edition, 80 pp.

  17. Don Washburn. The Boy From Under the Trees. PDF ebook edition, 106 pp. Illustrations by George Jarck.

  18. Barbara A. Holland. Crises of Rejuvenation. 30th Anniversary Edition (3rd edition, revised). Single-volume edition with notes by Brett Rutherford. PDF ebook edition, 106 pp.

  19. Brett Rutherford. Night Gaunts: An Entertainment Based on the Life and Writings of H P Lovecraft. Second printing of 2nd edition, revised 2005, with Poetica Lovecraftiana. PDF ebook edition, 94 pp.

  20. Boria Sax. The Raven and the Sun: Poems and Stories. PDF ebook edition, 82 pp. Cover art and illustrations by Tom Fitzpatrick.

  21. Jacqueline deWeever. Trailing the Sun's Sweat. PDF ebook edition, 80 pp.

  22. Vincent Spina. Dialogue. PDF ebook edition, 88 pp. Cover includes art by Pieter Vanderbeck.

  23. Boria Sax. Animals in the Third Reich. (History and cultural study.) Poet's Press Yogh & Thorn imprint. PDF ebook edition, 234 pp., illustrated.

  24. Donald Lev. There Is Still Time. PDF ebook edition, facsimile of print book.

  25. Jack Veasey. The Dance That Begins and Begins: Selected Poems 1973-2013. PDF ebook edition, 226 pp.

  26. Joel Allegretti. The Plague Psalms. PDF ebook edition, 78 pp. Full-color version, third edition. This full-color edition restores the color graphics that were used in the first edition, which had been printed using color inkjet and dye-sub printing.

  27. Brett Rutherford and Pieter Vanderbeck. Twilight of the Dictators: Poems of Tyranny and Liberation. Second edition, expanded. PDF ebook edition, 132 pp. Illustrated by Pieter Vanderbeck.

  28. Moira Bailis. The Antidote to Prejudice: The Collected Poems of Moira Bailis, Volume 1. PDF ebook edition, 272 pp.

  29. Moira Bailis. It Has To Do With Seeing: The Collected Poems of Moira Bailis, Volume 2. PDF ebook edition, 328 pp.

  30. Jack Veasey. Shapely: Selected Formal Poems. PDF ebook edition, 132 pp.

  31. Emilie Glen. The Writings of Emilie Glen 1: Poems from Chapbooks. Second printing. PDF ebook edition, 330 pp.

  32. Emilie Glen. The Writings of Emilie Glen 2: Fiction and Prose Poems. Second printing. PDF ebook edition.

  33. Emilie Glen. The Writings of Emilie Glen 3: Poems from Magazines. PDF ebook edition.

  34. Emilie Glen. The Writings of Emilie Glen 4: Poems from Manuscripts. PDF ebook edition.

  35. Meta-Land: Poets of the Palisades II. PDF ebook edition.

  36. Heinrich Heine. Germany: A Winter's Tale. Bilingual edition. Translated by Jacob Rabinowitz. Foreword by Brett Rutherford. PDF ebook edition, 208 pp. Illustrations by Jim Cheff.

  37. Brett Rutherford. Things Seen in Graveyards. Tenth Anniversary Expanded Edition. PDF ebook edition, 114 pp.


2019, Pittsburgh, PA.

  1. Thomas D. Jones. Voices from the Void. Second printing. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 124 pp.

  2. Thomas D. Jones. Voices from the Void. Second printing. PDF ebook, 124 pp.

  3. Arthur Erbe. Continuum. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 140 pp.

  4. Susanna Rich. Beware the House. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 146 pp.

  5. David Messineo. Twenty Minutes of Calm: Poems of Nature, Scene & Season. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 42 pp. Designed in the style of an Elbert Hubbard Roycroft book.

  6. Brett Rutherford. The Doll Without A Face: New Poems & Revisions 2018-2019. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 130 pp.

  7. Burt Rashbaum. Of the Carousel. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 72 pp.

  8. Barbara A. Holland. Out of Avernus: The Exiled Sorceress and the Fallen Priestess. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 80 pp. Edited by Brett Rutherford from The Barbara A. Holland papers.

  9. Barbara A. Holland. Medusa: The Lost First Chapbook. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 80 pp. Set in oversize Adobe Jensen type. Edited by Brett Rutherford from the Barbara A. Holland papers.

  10. Barbara A. Holland. The Secret Agent and Other Poems from Notebooks & Chapbooks. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 156 pp. Edited by Brett Rutherford from the Barbara A. Holland papers.

  11. Sarah Helen Whitman. Break Every Bond: Sarah Helen Whitman in Providence (Literary Essays and Selected Poems.) Edited and annotated by Brett Rutherford, with an essay, "Sarah Helen Whitman as Poet and Critic." Illustrated. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 300 pp.

  12. Sarah Helen Whitman. Break Every Bond: Sarah Helen Whitman in Providence (Literary Essays and Selected Poems.) Edited and annotated by Brett Rutherford, with an essay, "Sarah Helen Whitman as Poet and Critic." Illustrated. PDF ebook, 300 pp.

  13. Brett Rutherford. Whippoorwill Road: The Supernatural Poems. Sixth edition, expanded and revised. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 414 pp.

  14. Mikhail Artsybashev and Leonid Andreyev. Two Russian Exiles: Selected Fiction. Edited/adapted and introduced by Brett Rutherford. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 266 pp.

  15. Emilie Glen. Moon Laundry: Rediscovered Poems and Fiction. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 60 pp.

  16. Emilie Glen. Moon Laundry: Rediscovered Poems and Fiction. PDF ebook edition, 60 pp.

  17. Barbara A. Holland. The Shipping on the Styx. Paperback, 6 x 9 inches, 108 pp. Edited by Brett Rutherford from The Barbara A. Holland papers.(Also includes a c. 1951 poem collection, Songs of Light and Darkness.

  18. Jody Azzouni. Hereafter Landscapes. Second edition. Paperback, oblong book, 56 pp.

  19. Jody Azzouni. The Lust for Blueprints. Second edition. PDF ebook edition.

  20. Thomas D. Jones. Genealogy X. Second edition. PDF ebook.

  21. Barbara A. Holland. Autumn Numbers. Second edition. PDF ebook.

  22. Richard Lyman (pseud. Richard Bush-Brown). In the Silence of Scorpions. Second edition. PDF ebook.

  23. Shirley Powell. Alternate Lives. Second edition. PDF ebook.

  24. Brett Rutherford, ed. Providence Lovecraft Friends 2000-2003. Second edition. PDF ebook of the local Providence Cthulhu Prayer Society newsletters.

  25. Brett Rutherford. Crackers At Midnight: New Poems and Revisions 2015-2017. PDF ebook edition, 126 pp.

  26. Brett Rutherford. The Gods As They Are, On Their Planets. Second edition, revised. (Some poems that appeared in the original edition of this book have been revised and moved to the companion volume, Prometheus on Fifth Avenue.) PDF ebook edition, 217 pages.

  27. Brett Rutherford, ed. Tales of Terror: The Supernatural Poem Since 1800, Vol 1. PDF ebook edition, 314 pp. Poet's Press Yogh & Thorn imprint.

  28. Brett Rutherford, ed. Tales of Terror: The Supernatural Poem Since 1800, Vol. 2. PDF ebook edition, 332 pp.

 

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